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Storm Tracker Forecast: Cooler with showers and thunderstorms today

Cooler temperatures, showers and thunderstorms are ahead for your Tuesday. Dry and warmer weather returns later this week.

Posted: Sep 10, 2019 6:50 AM

Cooler temperatures and the potential for mountain showers and thunderstorms are ahead for Northern California today. Skies are partly cloudy for the start of your Tuesday and we'll continue to have clouds brushing through our region through tonight. We've already been tracking some showers in Shasta County this morning, and have a very good chance for more showers popping up in the mountains today. There will still be a slight chance for showers in the northern end of the valley. Thunderstorms will be possible from around 11am this morning through 7pm tonight, but that threat is expected to subside by late this evening. Portions of Plumas and Lassen Counties are expected to see the bulk of the active weather today. Temperatures are starting out in the 50's to 60's in the valley this morning and mountain areas are in the 30's to 40's early today. Winds will be out of the South to around 10mph this afternoon. High temperatures are projected to top out in the low 80's in the valley this afternoon and mountain areas will end up in the 60's to low 70's later today. The cooler temperatures, modest winds, and slightly higher humidity will result in moderate fire danger today, but the threat of mountain thunderstorms could provide additional fire danger.

Skies will be clearing out Wednesday morning and a warming trend is ahead for the remainder of this week. High temperatures will end up back in the high 80's in the valley on Wednesday and we'll then return to the mid to high 90's from Thursday through Saturday. A cooler system is expected to move into the Pacific Northwest on Sunday and that will bring a welcome cooling trend back into our region for the start of next week. Valley high temperatures will dip back into the low 90's on Sunday and then into the mid 80's on Monday. There will be potential for more wet weather in the North Valley and mountains for the start of next week.

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CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2621336401
Riverside574821172
San Bernardino52873908
Orange523821150
San Diego45147765
Kern31572354
Fresno27843362
Sacramento21628383
Alameda20748390
Santa Clara20587299
San Joaquin20019421
Stanislaus16398339
Contra Costa16056201
Tulare15687256
Ventura12477146
Imperial11606314
San Francisco1086599
San Mateo9625144
Monterey956869
Santa Barbara8930110
Merced8820137
Kings753477
Sonoma7160120
Marin6613113
Solano619457
Madera442465
Placer350742
San Luis Obispo343827
Butte276940
Yolo276554
Santa Cruz22768
Sutter167910
Napa164113
San Benito131211
Yuba11307
El Dorado10744
Mendocino87518
Lassen7350
Shasta72414
Glenn5633
Nevada5246
Colusa5196
Tehama5134
Lake51211
Humboldt4896
Calaveras31114
Amador28616
Tuolumne2264
Inyo18714
Mono1652
Siskiyou1630
Del Norte1381
Mariposa752
Plumas500
Modoc250
Trinity150
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Overcast
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Hi: 87° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 63°
Oroville
Clear
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Hi: 88° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 60°
Paradise
Overcast
63° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 63°
Chester
Clear
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Hi: 76° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 39°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 88° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 58°
Willows
Overcast
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Hi: 90° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 63°
Mild temperatures, breezy south winds, and improved air quality are ahead for your Wednesday. Coastal showers will be possible on Thursday, and then hot temperatures and high fire danger return for your weekend.
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